[A4] new / used a4

docwyte at comcast.net docwyte at comcast.net
Fri Jul 7 18:40:51 EDT 2006

You can track a Jeep Cherokee, but that doesn't mean it handles well.  The car has mass, not the suspension.  Line that lightly modded allroad up against another car that weighs 3000 lbs and watch the allroad get lapped, then lapped again...

> That being said, there are quite a few guys that track their slightly 
> modified Allroads (420 mod, H-sport bars on hard, good tires). They 
> aren't as bad as you might think. Mass doesn't mean that it won't 
> handle well....(of course, lighter is better in this department, the 
> Allroad is hardly a slug and no heavier than say an S6 Avant.) I 
> think you're assuming that the suspension is just this insanely heavy 
> thing and it's not really. 

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